Macdonald Holyrood Hotel ​

Spa facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Relaxation Room

At a glance

  • Leisure break

    Leisure Break Venue

    The hotel has a good selection of leisure facilities and treatments using the Decléor brand but is not a specialised spa.

  • Wheelchair

    Accessible Spa

    The hotel and spa areas are both wheelchair accessible with lifts throughout. The pool has graduated steps but no hoist. Guide dogs are welcome.

  • Hen friendly

    Hen Friendly

    Thanks to the city’s variety of entertainment, as well as the hotel’s spa facilities, the venue caters well to hen parties and girly getaways.

  • Shopping


    Take advantage of Edinburgh's famous shopping culture. With Princess Street a five minute taxi ride away, spend your morning at the sales and your afternoon at the Spa...The perfect way to spend your day!

  • Pre natal


    Treatments tailored to mums-to-be are available in the spa.

  • Location


    The hotel is situated in the heart of Edinburgh, and is also close to Holyrood House and Holyrood Park.

  • Carer

    Carer Goes Free

    Carers are invited to accompany guests and use the facilities free of charge.

  • Child friendly

    Family Friendly

    Children are welcome at the hotel and to use the pool and facilities, and have designated swimming times.


Macdonald Holyrood Hotel 81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 8AU

Edinburgh, Scotland, 8miles east of Edinburgh Airport

Spa & Leisure

Providing a retreat in the midst of an eclectic city, the leisure club and spa offer facilities including a gym, fitness classes such as aerobics and Pilates, a 14-metre pool, sauna, and steam room.

They also offer a range of treatments using the Decléor and Jessica product lines, including facials, massages, manicures, pedicures, hot stone massage, reflexology, hopi ear candling and a selection of finishing touches as well.

Hotel & Accommodation

A contemporary hotel with 156 rooms in Edinburgh city centre, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel enjoys views of the Salisbury Crags and Arthur’s Seat – the highest point in Edinburgh, due to its proximity to Holyrood Park – a sweeping 650 acres of highland landscape.

The Steak and Grill restaurant is a relaxed environment fusing a traditional Scottish menu of organic food and drink. The Piano Lounge on the other hand is a cosily furnished meeting place serving light bites, teas and drinks until 11.30pm every day.